Cover of: Sidetracked | Francesca Gino

Sidetracked

why our decisions get derailed, and how we can stick to the plan

Published by Harvard Business Review Press in Boston, Mass .
Written in English.

About the Book

A psychologist and business professor takes an in-depth look at decision-making, explaining the pitfalls people can avoid to stay on track with their decisions and reach their goals.

About the Edition

A psychologist and business professor takes an in-depth look at decision-making, explaining the pitfalls people can avoid to stay on track with their decisions and reach their goals.

Table of Contents

Introduction : what gets us off track?
Forces from within
Better than Mother Theresa : inaccurate views of ourselves
The unreliable motorcycle racer : infectious emotions
What the cracked pot couldn't see: an overly narrow focus
Forces from our relationships
How to draw an e on your forehead : lack of perspective taking
The curse of the blue t-shirt : insidious social bonds
The power of stickers : salient social comparisons
Forces from the outside
They're not as dumb as you think they are : irrelevant information
Traveling to Europe on pudding : subtle changes in framing
Cheaters in sunglasses : ambiance and opportunity
Conclusion : sticking to the plan.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
153.8/3
Library of Congress
BF448 .G49 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
viii, 260 p.
Number of pages
260

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27145169M
Internet Archive
sidetrackedwhyou0000gino
ISBN 10
1422142698
ISBN 13
9781422142691
LC Control Number
2012034918
OCLC/WorldCat
807028907
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